What is another word for oblation?

142 synonyms found


[ əblˈe͡ɪti͡ən], [ əblˈe‍ɪti‍ən], [ ə_b_l_ˈeɪ_t_iə_n]

Synonyms for Oblation:

How to use "Oblation" in context?

The word "oblation" means "a sacrifice" or "an offering." It comes from the Latin word oblatio, which is derived from the verb oblegere, meaning "to offer." Sacrifices were made in order to appease gods, gain favor, or as a form of penance. Ancient civilizations all around the world sacrificed animals, food, and flowers. Today, oblations can be made in the form of money, time, or materials.

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